Program Description: 
The Hand Conference is a multidisciplinary conference designed to teach hand and upper extremity anatomy, surgical techniques, therapy modalities, imaging and diagnostics, outcomes, and evidence-based medicine relevant in modern day hand surgery. This conference brings together multiple sub-specialties (e.g., Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Imaging, Hand Therapy) who are able to collaborate on cutting edge modalities in the treatment of complex hand conditions. 
Keywords: Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Upper Extremity, Hand, Congenital Hand, Hand Injuries, Transplantation                                                                
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician (fellow/resident)
  • Hand Therapists
  • Allied Health Care Professionals
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to: 

  • Appraise and compare new techniques and technology in the field of Hand Surgery and apply innovations to patient care
  • Explain current practices and emerging literature in Hand Surgery
  • Improve the patient experience through the knowledge and expertise gained at the Hand Surgery Conferences
Faculty & credentials: 
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Activity Director:
Patrick Hettinger, MD
Program Director of Hand Surgery Fellowship Program, MCW
Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert 


Julie Salentine
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-3851
Series date: 
01/01/2022 - 7:00am CST to 12/31/2022 - 8:00am CST

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Group description: 
Hand Conference
Series location: 
Virtual Conference
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Froedtert Hospital - Dean Roe Auditorium or Virtual
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


Session Date
Extensor Tendon Injuries 01/05/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Nerve Repair and Transfers 01/19/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Rheumatoid Arthritis 01/26/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Vascular Disorders/Compartment Syndrome 02/09/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
CRPS: Patient Approach and Pain Management to Maximize Care 02/16/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Tetraplegia 02/23/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Obstetric Brachial Plexus 03/02/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Dupuytren's Contracture 03/09/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Thumb Arthritis 03/16/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Avascular Necrosis 03/23/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT